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Musical Director

Guy Simpson has worked as a Conductor, Orchestrator, Musical Director and Musical Supervisor for almost 45 years.

Guy is currently Musical Supervisor of Miss Saigon on the Asian tour. He has been involved with the show for 35 years and has conducted or supervised productions in Australia, Manila, Hong Kong, Singapore, Brazil, Seoul, The Netherlands and Japan.

Guy has been involved with The Phantom of the Opera for 33 years and has conducted or supervised productions in Australia, Auckland, Cape Town, Pretoria, Johannesburg, Shanghai, Taipei, Hong Kong, Brazil, Manila, Bangkok, Singapore, Guangzhou, Beijing and Seoul.

For Opera Australia he was Musical Director and Supervisor of Evita (starring Tina Arena), the 60th anniversary production of My Fair Lady (directed by Julie Andrews) and was Musical Supervisor of Cinderella. He also conducted Phantom and West Side Story on the harbour.

He was recently Musical Supervisor and Orchestrator of a new production of Into The Woods at Belvoir St Theatre, Musical Director of Anna O’Byrne’s solo show Becoming Eliza and conducted Do You Hear the People Sing? – a concert of the music of Claude-Michel Schonberg.

Other international productions include Cats (Australia, New Zealand), Chicago (Australia, Hong Kong) and We Will Rock You – the QUEEN musical (Australia, Japan)

Other productions in Australia – Tell Me on a Sunday, Muriel’s Wedding, The Wizard of Oz, Dream Lover, Prima Donna (the opera by Rufus Wainwright), Passion, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (starring Geoffrey Rush), Love Never Dies (the sequel to The Phantom of the Opera), Les Miserables, Cabaret, Company, Into the Woods, Little Shop of Horrors, Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Pirates of Penzance, Snoopy, Seesaw, Zorba, Oklahoma!, Funny Girl, Call me Madam, Mack and Mabel, The Music Man, They’re Playing our Song, Carousel, Camelot, Little Me, Follies, Promises Promises, Gypsy and Guys and Dolls.

As an orchestrator recent projects include the musicals Ladies in Black and Dream Lover.

As a producer of cast recordings he has produced the albums of Muriel’s Wedding and Dream Lover for Sony and 2 cast recordings of The Phantom of the Opera in Korea.